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Oct 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
number one. united states is richer on a per capita basis by a magnitude of about tenfold, but china will have more economic output than the united states. it is a force that has to be reckoned with. they got this way because they have had very good growth for a number of years, but it is growing a little bit too strong. there are some small bubbles popping up in different parts of their economy, and they are trying to slow down the economy. slowing down an economy -- every government can do that. the hard part is controlling that downward trajectory. in most cases, countries that tried to slow down their economy -- they go into a crash, they go into a recession, but china is different. the best way i have to describe china's economy, to steal a line from yogi berra is one-half market economy and three- quarters centralize control economy. they are big enough. they are powerful enough that they can probably pull this off. we will have to see how it happens, but that is an important thing for the world economy. europe, on the other hand, is another story. if you believe in
Oct 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
with that, i want to introduce you to the united states attorney, who is melinda haig, who is going to say some words to you. thank you. [ applause ] >> wow. you guys really are happy to be out of school. so nice to see all of you, as richard said, good morning everyone. as richard said my name is melinda haigh, the united states attorney for the northern district of border to monterey and our office is just a couple of blocks away in san francisco. [ applause ] so we love it here. many of you probably don't know what the united states attorney is or what they do or anything like that, but i was nominated by president obama to be the united states attorney here two years ago. yes, my boss. [ applause ] and i'm honored to represent him, the president, the administration and the department of justice in northern california and in san francisco and in that capacity to welcome you here today to see this movie screening. there are 800 san francisco public high school students here today. so thank you for being here. [ applause ] it's really amazing. really amazing. there are 2400 of your cla
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
it needs more safety information after the disaster in japan. >>> a fire fight between united states and afghanistan soldiers this weekend is undermining hopes of helping tensions between the allies. it started at a checkpoint after a mortar wept off. a united states soldier and american civilian were killed. officials are calling for calm. . >> the city of oak creek wisconsin finding strength in the aftermath of last month's deadly shooting at a temple. at oak creek high school this weekend students and temple members turned out to plant a garden filled with flowers as a gesture of unity. the garden will represent strength and diversity. >> it's really the life that comes, the rebirth of something great after something tragic. >> reporter: the community held a dinner last flight to raise money for those who are recovering for the families who lost loved ones. six were killed in that shooting. three were injured. the gunman then killed himself. >> in election 2012 news, all eyes on denver as romney and the president get ready for their first debate on wednesday night. romney insi
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
, and chief justice of the united states. we remember earl warren, his crusade against the kukluxklan and his reforms that helped shape the nation. all ahead tonight on a second look. >>> good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. tomorrow is the first monday in october the day that the united states supreme court begins its new session each year. tonight we revisit the lives and times of one of the most controversial chief justices in history. earl warren. warren served from 1963 to 1969. but before he was chief justice, warren was governor of california. and before that, the district attorney in alameda county. he was appointed d.a. in 1925 and elected three times after that. and as faith spanta reports in 2000, one of the most important things he did was to fight the kukluxklan in alameda county. >> reporter: 1,500 masked men in white robes and 500 initiates gather. >> are you a native born white gentile american? will you strive for the maintenance of the supremacy. >> reporter: under the strict rules of the clan was allowed to attend. he tribed the scene as quote an al
Oct 22, 2012 2:30pm PDT
at their investment portfolio. quickly, the united states economy is gaining momentum. it is on a nice, a ford trajectory. last quarter put the gdp number was the strongest of the last year, and it looks like that will continue to do better going forward. a couple of other things that are of concern i will go through quickly. the next one is that the austerity plan is going on in europe will probably cause a recession if europe is not already in a recession. china needs to avoid a hard landing, and i will talk about those topics in a little more detail. the next board is the politicians in washington really need to expend the stimulus plan they have in front of them in terms of extending unemployment benefits and the tax cuts. the u.s. economy is doing better, but it still needs the stimulus to keep going. finally, the unemployment rate is still uncomfortably high. it has come down to 8.3%, down from the 10% level. in california, it is 11.1%, down from the recent high of 12.5%, but it needs to do better. our outlook on the economy is that it is sunny with partly cloudy, but the united states i
Oct 24, 2012 3:30am PDT
of forces stationed here in the united states as it would relate to defense support to civil authorities. i think that's primarily -- this is not a primary mission for us. it's something that we do pay attention to, of course, as we deploy overseas. not necessarily forces we have here in the states. we do understand immediate response, rolling out the gate to help our neighbors in an immediate nature, but i think not so much in terms of mobilization and deploying inside our country. so, this is an area where opportunities like san francisco fleet week will allow us for, and i believe at some point really incorporate this in some internal doctrine that will benefit us in the event that this is a requirement inside the u.s. >> thank you. this morning secretary schultz asked one of the panels that was involved in communications and command and control about in this age of information, real-time information, how you're hit with a sea of information and how do you deal with that. something as senior leaders all of you have dealt with. and i believe admiral zukunft used the term dealing with real
Oct 17, 2012 3:30am PDT
that united states will always seek peace. let me say not only peace, but the united states will always seek solutions to problems. we're a pragmatic people that like to have a problem [speaker not understood] and do something about it. and the other talon the eagle holds arrows to show that the united states understands that if you're going to be successful and effective in seeking peace, you must be strong. and i would say strong, and i'll use that word a little bit more loosely and say competent. you must be able to do things. so, if you take that image and you have objectives on the one talon and capability on the other, and you marry them together, that's what we in the united states have been doing, particularly since the end of world war ii. then there we were having propelled the three worlds to victory. the other of us having seen we had an aggressive adversary on our hands and looking back what a horrible last century or so, we had to do better. and we did it by this iteration of objectives and capabilities. and we put together what has amounted to a global economic and security co
Oct 9, 2012 12:00am PDT
of the united states. >>reporter: with 29 days to go antighteningace, the prident dlivers aiery speech tonight in sanncisc fransco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars that's how much the president raid in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontinental hotel where 25 people paid 40,000 dollars each for a meet and greet wit
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
salmon being linked to salmonella is being recalled here in the united states. >> this is perfecting. health authorities warn hundreds of people in that country and united states have been sickened after eating the smoked salmon. here in the u.s. it's sold at costco stores under the kirkland store brand name and this is by one estimate, one out of -- we've stip head here, cost tow pulled this product from shelves and the store says there is no independent confirmation and health officials say they're looking into it but only just begun z by one estimate eight out of 10 women are wearing the wrong bra size. they don't know it this, expert says brau bra manufacturers trying to convince women their backs are smaller and breasts, bigger but what used to be a 36 d and now a 32 g what. do you need to do to get the right fit? >> this shutd be between your elbow and shoulder, if you're lower then it's too loose in the back. >> she recommends getting fitted and replace every six month autos stop by television rooms and chances are the sales person will try to sell you on benefits of a 3 dtv.
Oct 4, 2012 5:30pm PDT
jobs. that is the number one interest of generally everyone in the united states. >> woodruff: and in our regular "daily download" segment, margaret warner explores how the face off played in social media. >> brown: and it hasn't happened in baseball in 45 years. we look at 'triple crown' winner miguel cabrera of the detroit tigers. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the first presidential debate is behind them, but the two sides went at it again today. republicans said their man took it to the president in the denver duel. the obama camp charged the truth got trampled in the process. >> la night i thought was a great opportunity for
Oct 3, 2012 2:30am PDT
no involvement with the release. paul ryan speaking about a moral tipping point in united states, six months before romney's 47% remark. >> before too long we could become a society we were never, ever intended to be. we could become a society where the net majority of americans are takers, not makers. today 70% of americans get more benefit from the federal government in dollar value than they pay back in taxes. you could argue that we're already past that tipping point. the good news is, survey after survey, poll after poll, still shows that we are a center right 70/0 country. 70% of americans want the american dream. they believe the american idea. only 30%en watt their welfare state. what that tells us is at least half of those people currently in that category are there not of their wish or their will. >> ryan's comment were part of the keynote address at a gala dinner hosted by the american spectator. that was in november 201, ten months ago, well before he was considered to be a vice presidential running mate. >>> a pennsylvania judge will let voters go to the polls without photo i.d.
Oct 3, 2012 5:30am EDT
-over-year gain in six years. august marked the sixth consecutive month home prices rose in the united states. let's go to cnbc's jeff cutmore, live in london. >> good morning. you know how the saying goes, if there's a wealth effect in the housing market you get the trickle down. that's what we're talking about in this segment. we've seen this number coming out of core logic. they are suggesting a sharp rebound in home prices. it looks good on paper but let's not forget there's still more than one in five american home owners under water with negative equity. what it means downstream, though, recovery in the housing market we're seeing the rental market coming off steam, slowing takeup in the rental space. baer that in mind while mortgages are still affordable. a lot of people thinking about home ownership over rental. one more to throw in here on the feel-good factor, beer sales are up. we have turned around three years of decleans. it seems americans are going out and buying beer and drunking beer. particularly from those specialty brewers. i had a look at the wine numbers just to see if they w
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
report. >> good morning. they are recalling nearly 2.5 million vehicles in the united states. more than 7 million globally. but a slip of the problems -- problems with a window switch. this includes various models. it could result in a smoke and fire. and counterfeit airbags, tens of thousands may have knocked off balance the cannot inflate properly. some may spew out sharp pieces of plastic. an announcement coming out on this today. more information will be posted on another quiet morning here. partly on concern about the production problems that apple is having with the iphone 5, maitre with a later material that scratches -- made with a lighter material but scratches easier. >> when you come back, you will love information fourteens. >> teens may be trying to catch something that will cure bad acne. >> a very interesting. >> the time is 5:22. 55 degrees. you are heading up to new york, be careful when you buy tickets. >> white this season could be >> white this season could be magical for scam artists -- (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in ho
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. not just about growth here in the united states, but growth in china, growth in the eurozone, and where demand is going to come from. >> all right. steven, one thing we are expecting from these quarterly numbers is a contraction in earnings. they are expected to be negative for the third quarter. i expect it to bounce back in the fourth quarter. wrote are you expecting any big blowups? we saw norfolk southern, caterpillar, these large multinationals that are disappointing. what's on the horizon? >> we are zfdefinitely in a maturing earnings cycle. i think earnings will come in line with expectations that have been reduced dramatically. i think more importantly than the earnings may well be the top line revenue. so analysts are going to get out a microscope, be looking at revenues to see what's happening there. this is going to be a challenging environment. mandy, great point. china's deceleration is very important. it's very real. you're seeing that in commodity complex. i think that revenue line is going to be very, very important. that's probably going to come in soft. >> all right. w
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
starts now. >> immoral, illegal and making the united states hate it around the world. a group of american activists are spreading that around in pakistan. live from islamabad. >>> a new government report shows two companies that employ thousands of americans may actually pose a security concern for the united states. >>> nascar drivers are questioning their safety after a 20 car pile-up at one of nascar's most famous tracks. why one driver calls it bloodthirsty. >>> the obama campaign launching a counteroffensive to a speech th hasn't happened yet. >> reckless. immaturish. that's what news media and fellow republicans called mitt romney's gaffe-filled july tour of england, israel and poland. >> that's what you call a prebuttal. prebuttal. "newsroom" starts now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> good morning to you. happy monday. i'm carol costello. that's where we begin on the campaign trail. president obama is raising cash. mitt romney is raising concerns. this morning he's ripping the administration's handling of the middle east and its many recent flash points like
Oct 10, 2012 2:30am PDT
in the united states. and posted to youtube. but officials at the state department say that was never their conclusion adding there was no protest at all. in fact, diplomats first realized they were under at being a when they heard exploegs and saw armed men entering their compound. a quick response team was dispatched with 60 libyan militia men to try to stop the assault, but they were too late. by then the attackers already had set fire to the building where ambassador chris stevens was hiding. that account directly conflicts the description of the attack provided on "meet the press" by u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice. this was on september 16th, five days after the attack. >> putting together the best information that we have available to us today, our current assessment is that what happened in benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in cairo. almost a copy cat of the demonstrations against our facility in cairo which were prompted of course by the video. what we think then transpired in benghazi is that opportunistic e
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm PDT
with the united states. i share this hope. but hope is not a strategy. polls show president obama still doing better than the challenger on national security and foreign policy. his campaign is already pushing back hard. this new ad mocks romney's july overseas trips and his response to the deadly attack on the embassy in libya. >> if this is how he handles the world now think what he might do as president. >> reporter: the president is at a star-studded fundraiser in hollywood last night, he made his first public comments about his debate performance. >> everybody here is incredible professionals. >> reporter: the president and mitt romney will face foreign policy questions in the next debate in eight days. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> the president what is near bakersfield this afternoon for a dedication ceremony where cesar chavez's home is being made into a national monument. president obama is expected to arrive in the bay area in less than two hours and will go to two fundraisers in san francisco. antiwar protestors had greet him. >>> the president of alaska airlines is hoping for a partial
Oct 4, 2012 2:30am PDT
stage. he hasn't had a face-to-face since he's been president of the united states. is this what we saw four years ago or did he have a bad night? >> i think he had a bad night. it took his staff ten minutes to get to the spin room to talk about the result. they were trying to figure out how do we? should we be candid? stylistically, it wasn't a great night for him. he wasn't crisp in his responses. he had a more difficult time than mitt romney defending and describing his policies. if you want to give, you know, give the president his due, you have to step back and understand mitt romney has spent two months every night rehearsing every answer for this very moment. he practiced hours and hours and hours. did multiple, literally double digit rehearsals to be able to practice f ts moment. the president has to be the president and a candidate. he didn't have as much prep time. he has tremendous self-confidence. some think he had too much. he thought he could walk on, play it safe and it backfired. >> we'll see what happens from here. that's what matters. we'll talk to you in a few minutes
Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
that was the day the i-phone went on sale in the united states. >>> some evidence -- more evidence that high tech jobs in silicon valley are expanding. many high tech companies are now looking at new office space in north san jose and santa claire a. the area still has potential for growth and lower rent than much of the rest of the valley. the paper said investors have bought up a lot of office buildings and the space could translate to 20,000 new tech jobs in the city. >>> you want to check for your polling place or track election night results? not surprisingly in silicon valley there is an app for that. there is a new app called scc vote. it can be down loaded on i- phone, i-pad or android. >>> the president is taking the day off -- the campaign trail today to rest a hoarse voice. joe biden spoke to a crowd in wisconsin this morning. >> hello -- great to be with you thank you. so many friends and names today. >> reporter: the vice president criticized romney's fiscal plan. he also cited a national survey that shows for the first time in more than five-years more americans are feeling better
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
business with two chinese equipment makers could pose a security threat to the united states. the report says that they have ties to the chinese government that has been suspected of fostering cyber security breaches in the united states. they employ 400 people. >>> if you are planning to fill up you might want to hold off till tomorrow. the over night change that could save you some money. >> i am back here at 6:00 p.m., the five-day forecast that has sprinkles in it, when they could occur. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a gene
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm PDT
of independence for women. it marked the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings as a politically active figure. doing everything they could to ground the campaign in domesticity. >> despite their efforts, the link made it tough whenever voters were in the big city. a specialist in francisco. >> the problem with san francisco is that women's suffrage as an idea wa
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm PDT
traveled between the united states, the middle east and europe. he was bit by a mexican bat in march on a visit home to southern contra costa county. the bat was on the ground. when a friend put it 18 bag the victim reached in and was bit. he could have passed rabies on to another human being. >> four people were identified and three people indicated perhaps contact with saliva and those people were offered and chose to receive precautionary treatment. that treatment is five injections in the arm. once people develop symptoms it's too late. it's almost always fatal. >> outside the united states a total of 23 people elected to get treatment for rabies just in case. 59 were interviewed after coming in contact with the man. he traveled to nine countries and died in july in a swiss hospital. >> hayward police shot and killed a suspected car thief after they say he failed to obey orders to show him his hands. this morning a suspicious vehicle was reported to police. the officer who arrived determined it had been stolen. when he approached the man refused to raise his hand and reached for
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
's why i'm running for a second term. as president of the united states. >>reporter: with 29 days to go and tightening race, the president delivers a fiery speech tonight in san francisc francisco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed straight to the intercontin
Oct 9, 2012 1:05am PDT
not backward. that's why i'm running for a second term. as president of the united states. >>reporter: with 29 days to go and tightening race, the president delivers a fiery speech tonight in san francisc francisco. good evening everyone. >> the president is in san francisco tonight collecting a lot of money for the last few weeks of his campaign. he's also trying to the regain the momentum lost in a lack luster debate performance. lillian is live outside the bill gram pacific auditorium in the city where the president spoke to fired up crowd just a short time ago. lillian? >>reporter: dan, 4 million dollars. that's how much the president raised in san francisco in just one day pres. president obama appeared at the bill gram civic auditorium for the third final fundraiser of the day. objective, fire up the troops. >> hello san francisco. we are here because we have got some work to do. we are hear because we have got an election to win. >>reporter: this is mr. obama sixth fundraising from i hope to san francisco this year. i arrived at sfo before 2:00 p.m. . then headed s
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
made new claims about its long range missiles saying it has rocket that can reach the united states. they also addressed an agreement between the south and south korea to extend the range of south korea's missiles and said it increases the risk of a war on the peninsula. the white house called the recent missile test a notable failure. >> prices at the pump hit another record high as the state takes action to try to bring down the prices. the average is $4.67 today. that's the highest on record in california. around the bay area it's $4.68 in oakland. it's $4.67 in san jose and 4 black 74 in san francisco. as we told you yesterday, the governor has ordered the early release of winter blend fuel to try to pump up the supply and bring down surprises. >> another beautiful fall day in the bay area but still talking about a tiny chance of wet weather. >> yeah. a tiny chance. we have been talking about since last week. the storm tracker showing those showers, that's where they remain. that low pressure center the one that broke the heat wave last week and you see the rotation, that's -
Oct 2, 2012 2:30am PDT
of the united states, governor mitt romney! >> last night romney who spent long hours preparing for tomorrow's debate said the stakes are greater than simply crowning a winner of the debate. >> people want to know who's going to win? who's going to score the punches and who's going to make the biggest difference and the arguments they make, and there's going to be all the scoring of winning and losing. you know, in my view, it's not so much winning and losing or even the people themselves, the president and myself. it's about something bigger than that. these debates are an opportunity for each of us to describe the pathway forward for america that we would choose. >> the president meanwhile spent most of the day yesterday preparing for the debate. at his nevada campaign headquarters. taking a break to deliver pizza to one of the local campaign offices. he then started working the phones to thank volunteers. >> that was very nice, you know. you know, although basically they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. they're making me do my homework. >> also in henderson, nevada, last n
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
is sure he will be the next president of the united states and we have more on the latest attack ad by the obama campaign. >>> prices are still high but relief could soon be on the way. this morning gas prices are averaging $4.67 per gallon but now that the state has approved the release of winter blend fuel that will help pump up the gas supply. senator barbara boxer has talked with the fraud group to look at whether refineries was being used as an excuse to drive up pump prices. >>> how is traffic so far, sal? >> it looks good, yesterday we got used to something good because it was a holiday at least for state workers and county workers so i don't think today it will be quite as good but if you are driving on 880 westbound it should be a nice drive from berkeley to the bay bridge toll plaza and also, it is a very nice drive into san francisco, not a lot of crowding and traffic continues to look good. there is not a lot going on. it is a nice drive and san jose, that traffic looks good and if you are driving on the peninsular 101 and 280 looks good. let's go to sal. >>> it is final
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
of 17 people in the united states. 7.4million homes and businesses all without power. that's across 16 states. including washington, d.c. we are hearing figures of between $10 and $20 billion in damage and 15,000 flights across the country have been canceled. ines ferre has the latest in new york city. >> reporter: thousands of new yorkers today are without power and the southern part of manhattan is virtually shut down. >>> reporter: a storm surge nearly 14 feet high pushed ashore flooding hundreds of miles of coastline from virginia to massachusetts. >> it's the most flooding i have seen in all the years i have lived here. >> reporter: floodwater and high winds have knocked out power to millions of people. >> we are seeing a large number of fires caused by downed wires and electrical problems relating to outages. >> reporter: more than 200 firefighters are still battling a blaze in an evacuation in queens. more than 50 homes have already been destroyed. the cause of the fire is still being investigated. and power outages prompted a mass evacuation from nyu hospital when a backup gene
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am PDT
will also win the white house. we will have to wait and see. >> they also warned the united states that any failure to fix maybe a swamp. also waiting for kentucky fried chicken, taco bell to wait for their announcement. >> the ceo of american airlines has stated that customers have had a few problems. they stated that their performance is improving and that they will get past this. >> for flights have had this problem and their performance has dropped to about 59%. they have added extra planes to cover this. >> ieverybody is in court to seek the sentencing of jerry sandusky. some of his victims are scheduled to speak before the sentence is handled down this is one of the live stories that is happening right now. we are the sons and daughters of farmers who made cheese; the keepers of the loafs. the people who will never lower the bar. our world started in deep green grass and rain and the hills and the waves and the big, tall trees of tillamook, oregon. we make cheese of an exquisite standard and we live in a special place... where pure and good were invented. >> we are getting word that t
Oct 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
united states. sandy is a powerful category 2 storm with sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. as of this morning, the storm is blamed for at least two deaths, one in swra majamaica, one in h. it is in cuba this morning. it could affect the eastern coast by the weekend. and sandy could combine with weather systems to pose a threat to the entire northeast coast. >> overnight sandy slammed eastern cuba with 110-mile-per-hour winds. this morning, the situation there is described as grave. one witness said that sandy was worse than the hurricane back in 19 1963, one of the deadliest hurricanes ever. thousands were forced to evacuate. widespread power outages, including at the u.s. base at guantanamo bay. sandy hit jamaica and haiti. in jamaica, a boulder slammed into a house, killing one person. and in hateiti a woman was swep away as she tried to cross a river. david, talk about the size and strength of this storm. >> well, norah, overnight this storm got really strong, pictures from the caribbean, from cuba just proved that. here is the latest information we have this morning. w
Oct 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
reserve building in new york city. the fbi said he came to the united states in january on a student visa. he told undercover agents he wanted to destroy america by going after the financial institutions. >> he goes to the new york stock exchange, he sees that the significant security there and he shifts his target to the federal reserve bank. >> the fbi set up a sting. the man was later arrested when he tried to use a cell phone to set off what he thought was a huge bomb hidden inside a van parked outside the federal reserve bank. >> another warm day across the bay area. let's take a live look outside at this beautiful morning. some big changes in store this weekend. >> and turning back the clock. what a stanford researcher said happened to older mice when their blood was mixed with the blood of younger mice. what it may mean for and you me. >> slow traffic here coming over the willow pass. we will look at the rest of the bay area straight ahead. ís . >>> welcome back. 7:22. a man shot and killed in oakland was apparently targeted because of a minor fender bender. that's according
Oct 9, 2012 11:30pm PDT
retardant pants is accused of carrying weapons and other suspicious objects into the united states. wan harris was arrested on friday and appeared in court briefly today. they found a smoke grenade, a gas mask, knives and a hatchet in his luggage. he was picked up after he returned to the united states from japan. he is an american citizen. >>> the driver of an suv speeds through a crosswalk and hits three people and one of the victims is being called a hero for what she did to save a child. >>> former penn state coach jerry sandusky and sentenced for molestation charges you will hear what an area man who has >>> back now to developing news and the city hall vote on whether suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi will get to keep his job. heather holmes is back with us with an indication of how that vote will go. >> reporter: it will appear that ross mirkarimi will be able to keep his job after all. just moments ago a third supervisor, supervisor john avalos said that he tonight will be voting to reject the ethics commission to remove mirkarimi. that means there are simply not enough votes to
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
futile. it wasn't always like this. >> the united states military has begun strikes. >> at first, the war had momentum. and a clear purpose. al qaeda with bases in afghanistan attack the united states on 9/11. just three months later, the u.s. drove the taliban from power, al qaeda and osama bin laden were on the run. it was done with a few hundred cia officers, special forces, and air power. a quick victory. but not decisive. >> that was nbc's richard engel reporting. and he goes on to report that they have made gains, mike barnicle, the life expectancy has extended because of health care, girls are getting educated. but when you look at that piece, you realize there's no way in, no way to stay in and not a good way of getting out, either. >> this is a very depressing story. on october 7th, united states begins its 12th year of war in afghanistan. 12 years. for those of you at home this morning getting the kids ready for school or getting ready for your workday, think of the war in afghanistan this way. if a 20-year-old marine is killed by the afghans, our supposed allies, that marine wa
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
will be the next president of the united states, plus the subject of the latest attack ad against romney by the obama campaign. >>> dozens of people in napa county are being evacuated as the bomb squad prepares to dispose of a highly explosive product. ether was found. the napa county bomb squad will be getting rid of the substance. people living nearby are being evacuated as a precaution. >>> police continue to search for answers as two people were shot last night. police received several reports of gunshots in the area. witnesses reported seeing someone drive up to the car and then open fire. police say the victim's car traveled another block before finally coming to a stop. so far, no arrests have been made. >>> police in oakland are looking for the person who shot and wounded a man. it happened -- it happened near 94th avenue also around 10:00 last night. few details are being released. but police have not confirmed more details. but the man was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay. >>> police say this man yelled at a boy to get in his truck yesterday afternoon on walnut
Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
hands where they belong. that is where they are to stay if i am president of the united states of america. >> former secretary of state colin powell officially enforced president obama just as he did in 2008. >> meantime, republican senate hopeful is trying a different approach to force democratic democratic incumbent feinstein to participate in a debate. she repeatedly refused. in the newsroom tonight we have more on what is the tactic. >> that is right. she took some lessons from hollywood and added some special affects, and put a mock debate if you can call it that on you tube. >> in this web video, her campaign challenges feinstein in a virtual debate. >> what have you done to address california's economic collapse? >> using special affects the g.o.p. candidate appears to be asking feinstein questions but the senator never responds. she says she's hoping this will lead to a real debate between the two. >> if you want to see a real debate call dianne feinstein today. >> she repeatedly declined to sit down with enkin. the senator walked away with an interview from abc 7's mar
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